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The City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Hawks Foundation Unveil Renovation of Central Park Basketball Courts
Four basketball courts restored with $50,000 grant; Atlanta Hawks Players will participate in celebration
Posted Date: 10/26/2012 10:30 AM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov
Jennifer Ogunsola, Communications Manager
Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
404-546-6786, office
404-886-2963, cell
  jogunsola@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/26/12

Media Advisory

 The City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Hawks Foundation Unveil Renovation of Central Park Basketball Courts  
Four basketball courts restored with $50,000 grant; Atlanta Hawks Players will participate in celebration  

 WHO:

Duriya Farooqui, Chief Operating Officer, City of Atlanta
George Dusenbury, Commissioner of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Kwanza Hall, Atlanta City Councilmember, District 2
Bob Williams, President of Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena
Danny Ferry, President of Basketball Operations and GM of Atlanta Hawks
Hawks Players: Al Horford, Lou Williams, Jeff Teague, Devin Harris, Ivan Johnson, John Jenkins and Johan Petro
Atlanta Hawks Fan Force, Harry the Hawk and Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders

 WHAT:

In September, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation donated $50,000 to the City of Atlanta to renovate four basketball courts in the Old Fourth Ward’s Central Park. On Sunday, October 28, the newly restored basketball courts will be revealed and the City of Atlanta’s Office of Recreation, the Atlanta City Council and the Atlanta Hawks will host a celebration with games, giveaways autograph sessions.

 WHEN:

Sunday, October 28, 2012
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
*Hawks players on-site from 2:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m.

 WHERE:
Central Park Basketball Courts
400 block of Linden Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(between Central Parkway and Parkway Dr. NE)
 NOTES:  Photos and interviews with players, Hawks representatives and City officials will be available.

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